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Be Connected: IT Certifications

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


As most IT workers know, certifications are the key to continuously growing your skillset and keeping yourself attuned to the latest in information technology innovations. But anymore, there are so many certification offered by organizations large and small. How are you supposed to know which are worth your time and which can wait until later?

Join this week’s edition of “Be Connected” for a focused discussion on current IT certifications, especially those that can help educational IT staff stay at the top of their game. Participants are encouraged to join in this conversation and offer insights into the certifications they earned, as well as those they’re hoping to achieve in the near-term.

Be Connected is a weekly webinar series from the LTC focused on facilitating open discussions about pertinent topics within Illinois’ edtech community. Hosted by the LTC’s Chris Wherley and Eric Muckensturm, each session will focus on a specific topic and provide space for participants to ask and answer questions in a relaxed, supportive environment.

Each week will feature a different core topic and a fresh opportunity to connect with your peers. So, be sure to check the LTC events calendar routinely so that you can join in the discussion and Be Connected!

Chris Wherley

Chris Wherley is the Network and Technology Services Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center of Illinois (LTC). Prior to joining the LTC, Chris was the Director of Technology at an Illinois K-12 Public School District for 21 years and gained a broad knowledge of technologies such as G Suite, Chromebooks, iPads, networking, wireless, VOIP, servers, and virtualization. He also supported classroom teachers in their use of technology devices and applications. In his role at the LTC, Chris identifies and develops services and resources, provides technical and consultation support, and leads and facilitates professional learning events for Illinois Districts and Schools. Chris works out of the Sangamon/Menard Regional Office of Education #51 in Springfield, IL.


April 22
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Online / Statewide